Introduction to DbUnit

Introduction to DbUnit

Introduction to DbUnit

     

DbUnit is an open source Framework created by Manuel Laflamme. This is a powerful tool for simplifying Unit Testing of the database operations. It extends the popular JUnit test framework that puts the database into a known state while the test executes. This strategy helps to avoid the problem that can occur when one test corrupts the database and causes subsequent test to fail. DbUnit provides a very simple XML based mechanism for loading the test data, in the form of data set in XML file, before a test runs. Moreover the database can be placed back into its pre-test state at the completion of the test.

     

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